Heart Insight Magazine

Updated:May 26,2015
Heart Insight 

For over eight years, Heart Insight has been the award-winning voice of information and inspiration for heart patients and their families with trustworthy guidance for managing your conditions and improving your heart health.
 
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In this issue

For each of the articles below you can choose whether to read them in our digital edition or on the Heart Insight website.



A Not So Open & Shut Case
Many people live their entire lives and never consider the importance of healthy heart valves. But what happens when a heart valve is not working properly? Heart valve replacement survivor, Robert Epps and expert Dr. Robert Bonow tell us.
Digital Edition | Website



Dream Big
In January 2004 during a routine ultrasound, my wife Stacie and I learned that our son, Luke, would be born with complex congenital heart defects. It was an emotional roller coaster to understand the challenges that lay ahead. 
Digital Edition | Website



All in the Family
Greg Weglowski thought he was invincible. After all, he led an active life in law enforcement, ran marathons, sky dived and volunteered for the first Persian Gulf War. "I've always been a bit extreme," the Detroit native admitted. His family's heart history was no exception. 
Digital Edition | Website


 
Select. Store. Prepare. Devour.
For some of us, the process of selecting the best produce, storing it for freshness and longevity and preparing it in ways that get the most nutritional bang for our buck may seem challenging or complicated. Here are some tips to help you choose, store and prepare the good stuff. 
Digital Edition | Website



Departments

Heart News
Newsworthy notes from the world of cardiovascular health.
 
HeartFelt
Our readers share their experiences with heart disease from their own perspective.
 
Life's Simple 7
 Seven simple ways to improve your health and enhance your quality of life. 
 
Life Is Why
Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. These stroke survivors, caregivers and others share their 'whys'. We'd love for you to share yours, too!
 
Simple Cooking
Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. Here are simple, healthy and affordable recipes and cooking tips.
 




 
 
 



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Know Your Medicines

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